All posts by Andy Jones-Wilkins

Andy Jones-Wilkins

finished in the top 10 men at the Western States 100 7-straight times. He's sponsored by Patagonia and Drymax socks and is iRunFar's editorialist.

Lunch-Pail Days
Lunch-Pail Days
on January 24, 2020
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AJW contemplates those occasional training days that don’t come easy for your mind.


The Sweet Spot
The Sweet Spot
on January 10, 2020
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AJW writes about that sweet spot on a run where you’re perfectly warmed up but not yet tired.


Revisiting Metacognitive Skills and Ultrarunning
Revisiting Metacognitive Skills and Ultrarunning
on January 3, 2020
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AJW checks back in on the five metacognitive skills we use as trail runners and ultrarunners.


AJW’s Taproom 2019 in Ultrarunning Awards
AJW’s Taproom 2019 in Ultrarunning Awards
on December 27, 2019
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The ninth-annual AJW’s Taproom Year in Ultrarunning Rankings for 2019.


Doug Latimer, Ultrarunning Icon
Doug Latimer, Ultrarunning Icon
on December 13, 2019
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AJW writes about Doug Latimer’s relationship with the Western States 100.


Sometimes You’re the Windshield, Other Times the Bug
Sometimes You’re the Windshield, Other Times the Bug
on December 6, 2019
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An essay about how good and bad days are natural in a lifetime of running.


With Gratitude on Thanksgiving Weekend
With Gratitude on Thanksgiving Weekend
on November 29, 2019
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AJW gives thanks to members of the trail running and ultrarunning community.


What Makes a Good Comeback
What Makes a Good Comeback
on November 22, 2019
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AJW writes about coming back to running from his hip-resurfacing surgery.


The Strength of Repetition
The Strength of Repetition
on November 8, 2019
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AJW writes about how he gains strength from the repetitive nature of running.


Out of the Darkness
Out of the Darkness
on November 1, 2019
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An essay about darkness and light in the fall.